Quotations that match 'italian'.The Italian prose tale had begun to exercise that influence as early as Chaucer's time: but circumstances and atmosphere were as yet unfavourable for its growth.
[ Atmosphere Begun Chaucer Circumstances Early Exercise Growth Had Influence Italian Prose Tale Time Were Yet]
Life is too short, and I'm Italian. I'd much rather eat pasta and drink wine than be a size 0.
[ Drink Eat Italian Life Much Pasta Rather Short Size Than Too Wine]
The Italian gangster thing has become a form of the modern-day Western.
[ Become Form Gangster Italian Modern-Day Thing Western]
The Italians are very strong defensively. They showed in Euro 2000 how good defensively they are.
[ Defensively Euro Good How Italians Showed Strong Very]
The English say, Yours Truly, and mean it. The Italians say, I kiss your feet, and mean, I kick your head.
[ English Feet Head Italians Kick Kiss Mean Say Truly Your Yours]
There are lots of wonderful old Italian actors. You don't need to take an Egyptian to play an Italian actor.
[ Actor Actors Egyptian Italian Lots Need Old Play Take Wonderful]
I just signed to do my next book with Ecco Press, a new primer or encyclopedia. This will be my take on what classic Italian cooking is.
[ Book Classic Cooking Encyclopedia Italian Just New Next Press Signed Take Will]
I don't know anyone who curses the way they do on the Sopranos. Not in an Italian household. I never said the word hell in front of my mother.
[ Anyone Curses Front Hell Household Italian Know Mother Never Said Sopranos Way Word]
There wasn't much around. After the shows, we would go to an Italian restaurant that a friend of ours owned and so I didn't get a chance to see much. Actually, that holds true of most places I've been.
[ Actually After Around Been Chance Friend Get Go Holds Italian Most Much Ours Owned Places Restaurant See Shows True Would]
Italian girls are famous for being snobby and expecting men to make the first move. In America, if I don't make eye contact, the guys won't come over and talk. American girls just go for it. You men are spoiled.
[ America American Being Come Contact Expecting Eye Famous First Girls Go Guys Italian Just Make Men Move Over Spoiled Talk Won]
In Italy, I had an Afro, and a lot of the kids came up and felt my hair. It really was funny. I wish I had understood Italian.
[ Came Felt Funny Had Hair Italian Italy Kids Lot Really Understood Up Wish]
People have an image of Italians. When I go somewhere in the world, I don't care where it is, when they look at me it's not about my intelligence. It's who can I beat up.
[ Beat Care Go Image Intelligence Italians Look Somewhere Up Where World]
The passion of the Italian or the Italian-American population is endless for food and lore and everything about it.
[ Endless Everything Food Italian Italian-American Lore Passion Population]
I speak Spanish to God, Italian to women, French to men, and German to my horse.
[ French German God Horse Italian Men Spanish Speak Women]
I am not 100% English, I am actually part Italian and even part Hungarian. Therefore I feel very much part of Europe both in my upbringing and outlook.
[ Actually Am Both English Europe Even Feel Hungarian Italian Much Outlook Part Therefore Upbringing Very]
The Italians always made good wine, but you had the impression they were friendly guys in straw hats running family vineyards with slaves or something so that the vino was never more than ten bucks a bottle.
[ Always Bottle Bucks Family Friendly Good Guys Had Hats Impression Italians Made More Never Running Slaves Something Straw Ten Than Were Wine]
The anger that Uncle Junior has comes from my background. My father was the son of an Italian immigrant, and I've seen the fire of the Italian temperament. It can be explosive sometimes in ways that are both funny and tragic.
[ Anger Background Both Comes Explosive Father Fire Funny Immigrant Italian Junior Seen Sometimes Son Temperament Tragic Uncle Ways]
Italians know about human nature - they understand human nature perhaps better than anyone else does. They know that people are weak and greedy and lazy and dishonest and they just try to make the best of it; to work around it.
[ Anyone Around Best Better Dishonest Does Else Greedy Human Italians Just Know Lazy Make Nature Perhaps Than Try Understand Weak Work]
As they say in Italy, Italians were eating with a knife and fork when the French were still eating each other. The Medici family had to bring their Tuscan cooks up there so they could make something edible.
[ Bring Cooks Could Each Eating Edible Family Fork French Had Italians Italy Knife Make Other Say Something Still Their Up Were]
The Communists at that moment were very strong in Italy, and the Italian Communist Party was the biggest Communist Party outside the Soviet Union.
[ Biggest Communist Communists Italian Italy Moment Outside Party Soviet Strong Union Very Were]
It was impossible for me to believe that conditions in Europe could be worse than they were in the Polish section of Chicago, and in many Italian and Irish tenements, or that any workshops could be worse than some of those I had seen in our foreign quarters.
[ Any Believe Chicago Conditions Could Europe Foreign Had Impossible Irish Italian Many Our Polish Quarters Section Seen Some Tenements Than Those Were Workshops Worse]
Most Italians who came to this country are very patriotic. There was this exciting possibility that if you worked real hard, and you loved something, you could become successful.
[ Become Came Could Country Exciting Hard Italians Loved Most Patriotic Possibility Real Something Successful Very Worked]
Take care, these Italians, full of failings, are neither you, nor me; they are your neighbors, the ones you meet on the staircase and whom you do not like to greet.
[ Care Failings Full Greet Italians Meet Neighbors Neither Nor Ones Staircase Take These Whom Your]
In Italian there is an expression: We don't sleep on the fame.
[ Expression Fame Italian Sleep]
Some Italians are geniuses, but you have to find a balance.
[ Balance Find Geniuses Italians Some]
We would certainly encourage the Italian government to put forward an ambitious agenda of reform.
[ Agenda Ambitious Certainly Encourage Forward Government Italian Put Reform Would]
I guess there are very few actors that I've worked with that I would like to work with again. You never think you'll have that chance and, if we didn't do Italian Job together, there wouldn't be another one that could be right.
[ Actors Again Another Chance Could Few Guess Italian Job Never Right Think Together Very Work Worked Would]
I do love Italian food. Any kind of pasta or pizza. My new pig out food is Indian food. I eat Indian food like three times a week. It's so good. Food
[ Any Eat Food Good Indian Italian Kind Love New Out Pasta Pig Pizza Three Times Week]
We are offering to the American public a line of delicious Italian-American foods. They will be available through the Internet, shopping networks and national store distribution.
[ American Available Delicious Distribution Foods Internet Italian-American Line National Networks Offering Public Shopping Store Through Will]
Well, the Communists at that moment were very strong in Italy and the Italian Communist Party was the biggest Communist Party outside Soviet Union, there's no doubt about that.
[ Biggest Communist Communists Doubt Italian Italy Moment Outside Party Soviet Strong Union Very Well Were]
Italians come to ruin most generally in three ways, women, gambling, and farming. My family chose the slowest one.
[ Chose Come Family Farming Gambling Generally Italians Most Ruin Slowest Three Ways Women]
I prefer to live in the country where it's quiet. Woody Allen movies there are dubbed into Italian.
[ Allen Country Dubbed Into Italian Live Movies Prefer Quiet Where Woody]
Sonnets are guys writing in English, imitating an Italian song form. It was a form definitely sung as often as it was recited.
[ Definitely English Form Guys Imitating Italian Often Song Sonnets Sung Writing]
I would like just one time to be on the cover of Italian Vogue.
[ Cover Italian Just Time Vogue Would]
I think my favorite, and Coppola and that whole thing. East coast Italian directors I guess.
[ Coast Coppola Directors East Favorite Guess Italian Thing Think Whole]
Italian men do appreciate beautiful women. They're not afraid of the beauty, which is nice.
[ Afraid Appreciate Beautiful Beauty Italian Men Nice Which Women]
So gradually, and then I had an Italian roadster that I built, it took me five years to build it, it was stolen from me and stripped. I said, well maybe we should have another where we shouldn't steal from each other.
[ Another Build Built Each Five Gradually Had Italian Maybe Other Said Should Steal Stolen Stripped Then Took Well Where Years]
Italian cameramen grow up immersed in an awareness of light. It is part of their mythology.
[ Awareness Grow Immersed Italian Light Mythology Part Their Up]
In fact, it is amazing how much European films - Italian, French, German and English - have recovered a certain territory of the audience in their countries over the last few years.
[ Amazing Audience Certain Countries English European Fact Few Films French German How Italian Last Much Over Recovered Territory Their Years]
As a matter of fact, I've been to Italy many times before I met my husband, which he can't even imagine that I could possibly know anything about Italian food. But, you know, Italian food's really basic, and there's so many different variations on it that what my husband did is he broke it down for me.
[ Anything Basic Been Before Broke Could Did Different Down Even Fact Food Husband Imagine Italian Italy Know Many Matter Met Possibly Really Times Variations Which]
Italians have no sense of the dramatic.
[ Dramatic Italians Sense]
I just remembered songs my grandmother taught me, and songs that I learned for the recordings. But, then I learned to speak Italian. When I was there, I hired a professor who stayed with me 24 hours a day. She wouldn't let me speak a word of English.
[ Day English Grandmother Hired Hours Italian Just Learned Professor Recordings Remembered She Songs Speak Stayed Taught Then Word]
You see how Spanish, Italians, Portuguese play football. I don't say they are perfect, I say English football has a few things to learn from them in the same way they have a lot of things to learn from English football.
[ English Few Football How Italians Learn Lot Perfect Play Portuguese Same Say See Spanish Them Things Way]
I grew up within Italian-American neighborhoods, everybody was coming into the house all the time, kids running around, that sort of stuff, so when I finally got into my own area, so to speak, to make films, I still carried on.
[ Area Around Carried Coming Everybody Films Finally Got Grew House Into Italian-American Kids Make Neighborhoods Own Running Sort Speak Still Stuff Time Up Within]
Nearly all Italian officers speak French.
[ French Italian Nearly Officers Speak]
Not unless I do all these ancient and Italian or French or Baroque in the beginnning, I do German.
[ Ancient Baroque French German Italian These Unless]
If people are going to complain about stereotyping, it's as likely to be Italian-Americans as gay people.
[ Complain Gay Going Likely Stereotyping]
The Italian economy is certainly the weakest of the big European countries.
[ Big Certainly Countries Economy European Italian Weakest]
The founders were very worried that if parties developed in America, you might have something like the modern Italian system, where you have 20 different parties that divide Congress and the country and can't govern.
[ America Congress Country Developed Different Divide Founders Govern Italian Might Modern Parties Something System Very Were Where Worried]
I began thinking there should be an American phrase book, 'cause I've got an Italian phrase book, and an Arabic one... now a British one. I think it'd be pretty good to have an American phrase book.
[ American Arabic Began Book British Cause Good Got Italian Now Phrase Pretty Should Think Thinking]
Then I realized my early work did have something special that audiences adored apart from what I humbly thought about them. They occupy a distinguished niche in Italian film history and probably always will.
[ Adored Always Apart Audiences Did Distinguished Early Film History Humbly Italian Niche Occupy Probably Realized Something Special Them Then Thought Will Work]
Most correspondents came from the former colonial powers - there were British, French, and a lot of Italians, because there were a lot of Italian communities there. And of course there were a lot of Russians.
[ Because British Came Colonial Communities Correspondents Course Former French Italian Italians Lot Most Powers Russians Were]
My Roman girlfriend translates bits from Italian into English. It is sublime.
[ Bits English Girlfriend Into Italian Roman Sublime Translates]
Once you understand the foundations of cooking - whatever kind you like, whether it's French or Italian or Japanese - you really don't need a cookbook anymore.
[ Anymore Cooking Foundations French Italian Japanese Kind Need Once Really Understand Whatever Whether]
When I make an American movie it's going to come out all over the world-it doesn't happen the same way for an Italian film or a French film.
[ American Come Film French Going Happen Italian Make Movie Out Over Same Way]
We were raised in an Italian-American household, although we didn't speak Italian in the house. We were very proud of being Italian, and had Italian music, ate Italian food.
[ Although Ate Being Food Had House Household Italian Italian-American Music Proud Raised Speak Very Were]
I'm going to do an adaptation of the Italian film, Bread and Tulips. I really like that film.
[ Adaptation Bread Film Going Italian Really]
I had the luck that my parents educated me in three languages. With my mother I spoke Dutch, with my father Italian, and in the school I learned German. But my host language is Italian.
[ Dutch Educated Father German Had Host Italian Language Languages Learned Luck Mother Parents School Spoke Three]
In my time, you needed to speak a little Italian, and that was it.
[ Italian Little Needed Speak Time]
Our last jam session was this past Christmas. Dad played his harmonica, mom sang in English and Italian, and I played guitar. I'm so happy that we could share that musical experience for one last time.
[ Christmas Could Dad English Experience Guitar Happy Harmonica His Italian Jam Last Mom Musical Our Past Played Sang Session Share Time]
Last night, two men tried to force my shutters. I recognized them: they are two of Rodin's Italian models. He told them to kill me. I am in his way; he wants to get rid of me.
[ Am Force Get His Italian Kill Last Men Models Night Recognized Rid Rodin Shutters Them Told Tried Two Wants Way]
Now they're attracted to one another, but repelled by their ethnic origins, so that there was something to overcome. They had to overcome their own prejudices, which had been imposed by the culture - their own shame at being Mexican and Italian.
[ Another Attracted Been Being Culture Ethnic Had Imposed Italian Mexican Now Origins Overcome Own Prejudices Repelled Shame Something Their Which]
As far as film goes, I enjoy all Hollywood films and all Horror films like The Bride of Frankenstein, which also might be my favorite. I like 60's and 70's Italian and Spanish Horror films.
[ Also Bride Enjoy Far Favorite Film Films Frankenstein Goes Hollywood Horror Italian Might Spanish Which]
I am disgusted by the anti-Semitism of many Italians, of many Europeans.
[ Am Anti-Semitism Disgusted Europeans Italians Many]
I have won on Honda and Yamaha so maybe it is interesting to win with a third team, Ducati, who are Italian.
[ Honda Interesting Italian Maybe Team Third Win Won Yamaha]
I speak Spanish to God, Italian to women, French to men and German to my horse.
[ French German God Horse Italian Men Spanish Speak Women]
I've played American, Italian, Greek, French. I've been really lucky that way.
[ American Been French Greek Italian Lucky Played Really Way]
Belladonna, n.: In Italian a beautiful lady; in English a deadly poison. A striking example of the essential identity of the two tongues.
[ Beautiful Deadly English Essential Example Identity Italian Lady Poison Striking Tongues Two]
In the same way that I had to follow an Italian manager here, I can imagine that it was not easy for an Italian manager to follow me at Porto.
[ Easy Follow Had Here Imagine Italian Manager Porto Same Way]
I was discriminated against because I was Jewish, Italian, black and Puerto Rican. But maybe the worst prejudice I experienced was against the poor. I grew up on welfare and often had to move in the middle of the night because we couldn't pay the rent.
[ Against Because Black Discriminated Experienced Grew Had Italian Jewish Maybe Middle Move Night Often Pay Poor Prejudice Puerto Rent Rican Up Welfare Worst]
Italians can not beat us, but we can certainly lose against them.
[ Against Beat Certainly Italians Lose Them Us]
There are many great wine producers from all over the world making fantastic wines. Italian wines especially are making an enormous comeback after sometimes being labeled as inexpensive jug wines.
[ After Being Comeback Enormous Especially Fantastic Great Inexpensive Italian Jug Labeled Making Many Over Producers Sometimes Wine Wines World]
I always knew that food and wine were vital, with my mother being Italian and a good cook. Food
[ Always Being Cook Food Good Italian Knew Mother Vital Were Wine]
Dante can be understood only within the context of Italian thought, and Faust would be unthinkable if divorced from its German background; but both are part of our common cultural heritage.
[ Background Both Common Context Cultural Dante Divorced German Heritage Italian Only Our Part Thought Understood Unthinkable Within Would]
When I was invited to sing with Pavarotti, I had about two weeks to learn Italian.
[ Had Invited Italian Learn Pavarotti Sing Two Weeks]
As an Italian-American, I have a special responsibility to be sensitive to ethnic stereotypes.
[ Ethnic Italian-American Responsibility Sensitive Special Stereotypes]
The only problem was that I couldn't communicate with Dario. He speaks Italian and I don't. We had a translator the whole time. I just felt that something was lost with the go between. He was a delightful man, but I wish we could have spoken the same language.
[ Between Communicate Could Delightful Felt Go Had Italian Just Language Lost Man Only Problem Same Something Speaks Spoken Time Translator Whole Wish]
It is important that people support prisoners of the Italian state like Joe in whatever way they can. I was not allowed contact with a lawyer for the first 24 hours, and no phone calls were permitted, but apparently telegrams have been getting through to Joe.
[ Allowed Apparently Been Calls Contact First Getting Hours Important Italian Joe Lawyer Permitted Phone Prisoners State Support Telegrams Through Way Were Whatever]
I have been further enlightened by the conversation and correspondence of some illustrious Italians, whom I would gladly name, were I not afraid of exposing them to danger.
[ Afraid Been Conversation Correspondence Danger Enlightened Exposing Further Gladly Illustrious Italians Name Some Them Were Whom Would]
Opera in English is, in the main, just about as sensible as baseball in Italian.
[ Baseball English Italian Just Main Opera Sensible]
I have an Italian comedy at the Venice Film Festival.
[ Comedy Festival Film Italian Venice]
I'm totally Italian, but I'm not a diva. If you could see the way I'm dressed in daily life, that's not a diva. Appearances are so not important to me.
[ Appearances Could Daily Diva Dressed Important Italian Life See Totally Way]
I especially love French, Italian and Japanese cuisines.
[ Especially French Italian Japanese Love]
And hey-the psychiatrist in the show is Italian also. So people are going to focus on what they want to focus on. There's not much you can do about that.
[ Also Focus Going Italian Much Psychiatrist Show Want]
And just when we were at the end of our design process there was the news that the Italian government and the U.S. government had signed an agreement to fly the first Italian astronaut on that flight.
[ Agreement Astronaut Design End First Flight Fly Government Had Italian Just News Our Process Signed Were]
The trouble with eating Italian food is that five or six days later you're hungry again.
[ Again Days Eating Five Food Hungry Italian Later Six Trouble]
My father was an American who could cuss in Italian and make an aria out of it. It was wonderful to watch. But then again, he was a Gemini. I believe in that stuff.
[ Again American Aria Believe Could Cuss Father Gemini Italian Make Out Stuff Then Watch Wonderful]
The average Hollywood film star's ambition is to be admired by an American, courted by an Italian, married to an Englishman and have a French boyfriend.
[ Admired Ambition American Average Boyfriend Courted Englishman Film French Hollywood Italian Married Star]
Very few of the early Italian humanists were really humane.
[ Early Few Humane Humanists Italian Really Very Were]
I wanted to go to Rome. I got an offer to do an Italian film and I went.
[ Film Go Got Italian Offer Rome Wanted Went]
The lucky thing was that I was Italian; when the other Italians saw me fight back, they came to my defence.
[ Back Came Defence Fight Italian Italians Lucky Other Saw Thing]
Love and understand the Italians, for the people are more marvellous than the land.
[ Italians Land Love Marvellous More Than Understand]
I think that we must come together progressively, with the British, the Germans, the Spanish, the Italians and with the new members of the European Union, we must make an effort to forge closer links.
[ British Closer Come Effort European Forge Germans Italians Links Make Members Must New Progressively Spanish Think Together Union]
Watching Italian opera, all those male sopranos screeching, stupid fat couples rolling their eyes about. That's not love, it's just rubbish.
[ Couples Eyes Fat Italian Just Love Male Opera Rolling Rubbish Screeching Sopranos Stupid Their Those Watching]
It's typical of Italian culture that we only start to feel emotional about something when we have the possibility to see it in front of us. By February, Italy will have Olympic fever.
[ Culture Emotional February Feel Fever Front Italian Italy Olympic Only Possibility See Something Start Typical Us Will]
I think that my interpretation of Italian was a lot more southern than what my husband cooks. You know, I grew up in Queens and in Brooklyn, and we - really, it's more southern. It's Naples and Sicily. It's heavier. It's over-spiced. And like most Americans, I thought spaghetti and meatballs was genius.
[ Americans Brooklyn Cooks Genius Grew Heavier Husband Interpretation Italian Know Lot More Most Queens Really Sicily Southern Spaghetti Than Think Thought Up]
You people married to Italian men, you know what it's like.
[ Italian Know Married Men]
For an Italian peasant a telegram from anywhere is a wondrous thing; and a cable from the terrestrial paradise of America is not lightly to be disregarded.
[ America Anywhere Cable Disregarded Italian Lightly Paradise Peasant Telegram Terrestrial Thing Wondrous]
I followed an Italian manager and it cannot be easy when you follow a manager who thinks very differently.
[ Cannot Differently Easy Follow Followed Italian Manager Thinks Very]
I tried to become a family man. I got married, but it didn't work out. After 22 months we got an annulment. Then I married an Italian girl, which resulted in an immediate annulment. I had two annulments by the time I was 23.
[ After Become Family Girl Got Had Immediate Italian Man Married Months Out Resulted Then Time Tried Two Which Work]
BUT, in terms of attractiveness, speaking in terms of physical aspects only I think that Argentinean, Italian, Mexican, and Spanish men are among the most attractive men.
[ Among Argentinean Aspects Attractive Attractiveness Italian Men Mexican Most Only Physical Spanish Speaking Terms Think]
I always, always liked children... I was very afraid of them before. Because I never really grew up, I mean, with a lot of little kids around. Even though I am from a kind of Italian family, I never really grew up with a lot of little kids around.
[ Afraid Always Am Around Because Before Children Even Family Grew Italian Kids Kind Liked Little Lot Mean Never Really Them Though Up Very]
My favorite kitchen was the Japanese and the Italian kitchen.
[ Favorite Italian Japanese Kitchen]
The crew, like all Italian crews, was generous, warm, and enthusiastic.
[ Crew Crews Enthusiastic Generous Italian Warm]
It has since been agreed that speeches given in English will be translated into French and vice versa, and even into German and Italian when necessary. No doubt translations into Esperanto will also soon be in demand.
[ Agreed Also Been Demand Doubt English Even French German Given Into Italian Necessary Since Soon Speeches Translated Translations Versa Vice Will]
What this White House really needs is a chief of staff who can read Machiavelli in the original Italian.
[ Chief House Italian Machiavelli Needs Original Read Really Staff White]
My parents were both from extremely different backgrounds. My father's Italian, my mother was of Swedish descent. They're both first-generation Americans.
[ Americans Backgrounds Both Descent Different Extremely Father Italian Mother Parents Swedish Were]
I think the set looks great. It's kind of like Battlestar Galactica meets like the Italian furniture fair.
[ Battlestar Fair Furniture Galactica Great Italian Kind Looks Meets Set Think]
No account of the Renaissance can be complete without some notice of the attempt made by certain Italian scholars of the fifteenth century to reconcile Christianity with the religion of ancient Greece.
[ Account Ancient Attempt Century Certain Christianity Complete Fifteenth Greece Italian Made Notice Reconcile Religion Renaissance Scholars Some Without]
My parents are Italian and British. They live in Berkeley now - we all moved there four years ago.
[ Ago Berkeley British Four Italian Live Moved Now Parents Years]
We thought the church had withdrawn from interfering in Italian politics... but instead there is a terrible resurgence. These are ugly signs for freedom of expression.
[ Church Expression Freedom Had Instead Interfering Italian Politics Resurgence Signs Terrible These Thought Ugly Withdrawn]
I love places that have an incredible history. I love the Italian way of life. I love the food. I love the people. I love the attitudes of Italians.
[ Attitudes Food History Incredible Italian Italians Life Love Places Way]
After this, I took private lessons in Italian from an elementary school teacher. He gave me themes to write about, and some of them turned out so well that he told me to publish them in a newspaper.
[ After Elementary Gave Italian Lessons Newspaper Out Private Publish School Some Teacher Them Themes Told Took Turned Well Write]
But Clint I love, because Clint was my mentor. I knew nothing about making an Italian movie.
[ Because Clint Italian Knew Love Making Mentor Movie Nothing]